The Mayor Gets Ready to Lace Up: The Mayors training launch for ‘Run across Weston – The Mayor’s Super Marathon’ on 2nd March 2024

The countdown to an exhilarating challenge begins as the Mayor of Weston-super-Mare announces the official launch of his training for event, ‘Run across Weston – The Mayor’s Super Marathon.’ The event aims to raise crucial funds for Weston’s Food Bank, supporting those in need within the community.
His training process is set to kick off with a bang on Saturday, 30th September 2023, at the Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare. This event promises to be more than just a physical preparation – it’s a collective call to action, an opportunity to foster community spirit, and a chance to make a meaningful impact on the lives of those facing food insecurity.
The Mayor’s Super Marathon is a testament to unity and compassion. It’s not just a run that he’ll be doing across Weston; it’s a statement of solidarity

How to Get Involved:

Show your support at his Training Kickoff: Be a part of the excitement as the Mayor commences his training journey on the 30th of September 9.45am at the Grand Pier. With support from Anytime Fitness and the Grand Pier the Mayor will launch his training by running on a treadmill near the seafront. Pop along and show your support – and donate to the foodbank if you can. The Mayor will then head off to celebrate Pride.

Donate to Weston’s Food Bank: While he gears up for the marathon, let’s remember the reason behind this event: supporting Weston’s Food Bank. The Mayor has launched a Just Giving page (details here: where you can contribute directly to this vital cause with all proceeds going to Weston Foodbank. Your donations will make a tangible difference in the lives of individuals and families facing food insecurity.

Help train the Mayor: The Mayor is going to need all the help he can get to prepare and is calling on the community to help him. If you’re a sports club, gym, fitness organisation or have a sporty event coming up then invite the Mayor and take him through his paces! You can get in touch with

Spread the Word: Even though you can’t participate in the marathon, you can still play a vital role. Share the news about the event and training kickoff across your social media platforms. Encourage friends, family, and colleagues to donate or sponsor.

The Mayor expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “I’m thrilled to embark on this journey towards supporting our community’s food bank. The training kickoff will set the tone for an inspiring and impactful marathon. Let’s join forces, promote fitness, and make a real difference in the lives of our local community.”
Keep an eye for updates on the donation page, training schedule, and other event details by visiting the Mayors Facebook page Together, we can turn every step of this marathon into a stride towards a stronger, more resilient community.

About Weston’s Food Bank:
Weston’s Food Bank is a local non-profit organisation dedicated to alleviating hunger in our community. Your support for ‘Run across Weston – The Mayor’s Super Marathon’ will help make a positive impact on the lives of those in need.